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Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins

This shrimp ceviche recipe is such a refreshing and light appetizer that is perfect for any occasion! Ready in minutes and made with shrimp, limes, red onion, cucumber, cilantro, and avocado. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shrimp Ceviche Recipe
Servings: 12 servings as an appetizer
Calories: 142 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 2 pounds shrimp peeled and cooked
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 2 jalapenos seeds removed then minced
  • 1 cup cucumber diced
  • 2 cups Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 2 avocados peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips for serving


  1. Place the shrimp, red onion, jalapeno, cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado in a large bowl.
  2. Pour the lime, lime zest and orange juice over the shrimp mixture. Add salt to taste. Gently toss to coat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours
  4. If you plan to refrigerate the ceviche for longer than 30 minutes, skip adding the avocado and add it right before serving.
  5. Serve chilled with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 191mg64%
Sodium 591mg26%
Potassium 307mg9%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 228IU5%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.